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Report Abuse to Texas Abuse Hotline (CPS) 

24 Hours 1-800-252-5400

Services: Investigations of suspicions of child abuse

 

Also see indigent care clinics, churches, other resources.

 

Agape Clinic at Grace United Methodist Church

4105 Junius Street Dallas, Texas 75246

Phone: 214-824-2533 (Phone number for Grace United Methodist Church- Ask to speak with a representative from the Agape Clinic) FAX 214-823-9951

Hours: Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Friday: 7:30a.m.-12:00 p.m.; Saturday: 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Immunizations are on Saturdays only.

Languages: English, Spanish.

How to apply: Agape Clinic is a walk-in clinic. It is necessary for people to arrive early (before opening time) to ensure being seen the same day.

Cost: No cost for services. Donations are requested.

Website: http://www.agapeclinic.com

Services: Mission clinic providing primary care for acute and chronic illnesses in adults and children. Childhood immunizations provided on Saturdays. COPC (Community Oriented Primary Care) model.

 

Baylor Our Children’s House Irving

3337 Stovall Irving, Tx 75061

972-790-8505 (extension 233 for childcare; extension 0 for therapy)

Hours: Childcare: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.; Therapy: Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Languages: English and Spanish

How to apply: Call or visit clinic during hours of operation.

Cost: Charges vary for therapy. Therapy may be covered by insurance or paid out of pocket. Childcare costs: 18 month old – 3 year old: $155/week. 3 year old – 5 year old: $130/week.

Website: http://www.irvinghealthcare.org/?nd=childrens_house, http://www.baylorhealth.com/locations/och/Irving.htm

 

CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) registration and assistance. Provide medical services for children and adults.

Services: Child Care (for all children, including children with special needs); Developmental screenings and equipment assessments; Occupational therapy: improving strength and fine motor skills, self-care skills, visual perception/motor skills, handwriting and sensory processing; Parent education and support: teach parents how to continue therapy at home and provide education and referral resources; Parent groups: educational workshops and support groups for parents; Physical therapy: assist patients in improving muscle strength, motor skills and balance; Social services: social workers provide referral services as well as child and family case management; Speech/language therapy: assist children with age-appropriate articulation, language and oral-motor feeding skills

 

Bluitt-Flowers Health Center

303 N. Overton Road Dallas 75216

214-266-4200

Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 am – 6 pm, Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Languages: English, Spanish

How to apply: Must bring driver’s license or Texas Department of Public Safety ID, family income verification (recent paycheck stubs for the last month or other proof of income such as tax return or if paid in cash a notarized letter from employer), proof of address in Dallas county (rent receipt or utility bill that has been mailed with your name and address on it or lease or other proof), proof of family size (social security cards for everyone or last income tax return or birth certificates)

Medicaid or Food Stamp papers will serve for most of the above

Cost of services: will vary

Website: http://www.parklandhospital.com/medical_services/centers_locations.html

Services and Programs: Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Psychology/ Psychiatry, and Social Work

 

Children’s Medical Center of Dallas

1935 Motor Street Dallas, Texas, 75235

(Main number) 214-456-7000

Hours: 24 hour operator available

Languages: English and Spanish. (Other languages are offered through the operator).

How to apply: Through emergency room admission or through practitioner referral.

Cost of services: Vary among patients. Children’s Medical Center utilized CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program).

Website: http://www.childrens.com

Services: Children's Medical Center of Dallas is a private, not-for-profit hospital. It is the only healthcare facility in Dallas that deals exclusively with a variety of diseases and disorders among children from birth to age 18.

 

CHIP: Children’s Health Insurance Program

Care covered by CHIP is offered at a number of providers.

Call toll-free 1-877-543-7669 (877-KIDS-NOW) Monday through Friday between 8 am and 8 pm Central Time (except federal holidays). If you have a speech and hearing impairment, please call 1-800-735-2988 (Relay Texas).

Languages: English, Spanish and other languages are available to help

How to Apply: Apply for CHIP or Children's Medicaid over the phone (1-877-KIDS-NOW), by mail (Texas Health and Human Services Commission, P.O. Box 14200, Midland, Texas 79711-9901) or by fax 1-877-542-5951. You can download a copy of the at http://www.chipmedicaid.com, or call at 1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669) and CHIP will mail you an application, instructions on how to fill it out and a postage-paid return envelope

Website: http://www.chipmedicaid.com

Services: The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is designed for families who earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid, yet cannot afford to buy private insurance for their children. CHIP coverage provides eligible children with coverage for a full range of health services including regular checkups, immunizations, prescription drugs, lab tests, X-rays, hospital visits and more.

 

Church Health Ministries

801 North Peak Street Dallas, Texas 75246

214-821-8644

Hours: Call to make appointments. Medical care: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Dental care: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Languages: English and Spanish

Services: Medical and dental health services.

 

Dallas County Health and Human Services (for immunizations)

2377 N. Stemmons Frwy Dallas 75207

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 am – 4pm, Wednesday 8 am – 6 pm

Cost of services: $10 per child on 1st visit, $5 per child on following visits, bring immunization record

 

De Haro-Saldivar Clinic (Community Oriented Primary Care)

1400 Westmoreland Dallas, Texas, 75211

214-266-0500; Fax: 214-266-0554

Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday: 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. (urgent care).

Languages: English and Spanish

Services: Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric and Pediatric Medicine
 MHFP, Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, Dental. Other programs include: Child Life, Mammography, Nutrition, Psychology/ Psychiatry, Social Work, TDHS, WIC, Adolescent Medicine Specialty.

 

East Dallas Health Center

3320 Live Oak Dallas, Texas 75204

214-266-1080 to make appointments

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fridays.

Languages: English and Spanish. Translators are available for many other languages.  

How to apply: Children born at Parkland Hospital of Dallas are automatically registered into East Dallas Health Clinic’s system. To register other children, call 214-266-1010 (registration).

Cost of services: East Dallas Health Clinic requires patients to apply for Medicaid or CHIPS if they are not already covered by an insurance company. If Medicaid or CHIPS cannot cover them, their service bill will be determined through a sliding scale.

Website: Please visit Parkland’s website (http://www.parklandhospital.com )

Services: Well child check ups, immunizations, sick visits, pharmacy, access to psychiatric care, as well as a nutritionist.

 

Family Resource Center

1316 E. McKinney St. Denton, TX 76209

214-559-7573

Hours: Monday- Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm

How to apply: anyone is welcome to come to the center and to utilize it’s resources, contact security for entry

Cost of Services: free

Website: http://www.dfrc.org/

 

Homeless Outreach Medical Services (Homes Program)

5000 Harry Hines Boulevard Dallas, Texas 75235 (office – services delivered at various sites in Dallas)

214-590-0153

Hours: Operator available to take calls from 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday. Late Clinic hours are from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (via Homes Program’s mobile units).

Languages: English and Spanish. Translators are available for many other languages.

How to apply: Homes Program offers services to people on Medicare, Medicaid, or people who do not have insurance. Services are not provided to people with private insurance.

Cost of services: No cost

Services: A wide variety of services are offered on the mobile unit. The mobile unit travels to different homeless shelters and shelters for women and children, performing physical exams, giving immunizations, and supplying patients with emergent needs with referrals and waivers (which allow for no charge) for appointments at Parkland Hospital. The Homes Program also visits schools in the community. If the Homes Program cannot provide an individual the necessary care they need on the mobile unit, they supply the individual with a referral, an appointment with the appropriate medical facility and a waiver to allow the patient free care.

 

Low Birth Weight Development Center

345 Calumet Dallas, Texas 75211

Phone: N/A

Hours: N/A

Languages: English and Spanish

How to apply: Call or walk in. Bring shot records with you.

Cost of services: No cost

Services: English as a second language (ESL), GED courses in Spanish, group counseling, parenting classes, art therapy, developmental programs for children ages 0-3 (based on individual needs). Program is specifically for mothers of low birth weight children.

Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center

2922 MLK Jr. Blvd. Dallas 75215

214-426-3645

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 am – 11 am, 1 pm – 3 pm; Wednesday 11 am – 2 pm, 4 pm- 8 pm

Cost of services: $10/ child, bring shot record and parent ID

 

Our Friends Place

2501 Oak Lawn Ave Suite 500 Dallas 75219

214-520-6268

Hours: Call 214-520-6268 to make an appointment or fill out an application online (look at how to apply).

Languages: English

How to apply: To get help you can call the listed phone number or go to the following website and fill out the application.  http://www.ourfriendsplace.org/get-help-info.htm

Cost of services: To request this information call the phone number listed above.

Website: http://www.ourfriendsplace.org

Services and Programs: This home is a place for girls ages 10-17 to find refuge from abuse, neglect, and abandonment.  The transitional home serves women ages 18-24 who have limited economic and emotional support. Our Friends Place also offers parenting classes.

 

Texas Health and Human Services (Medicaid Applications)

4533 Ross Avenue Dallas, Texas.

214-827-5210

Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Languages: English and Spanish

Services: Medicaid contact. Information about food stamps. Help is also available at the Agape Clinic on Fridays (see listing above).

 

Southeast Dallas Health Center

9202 Elam Road Dallas 75217

214-266-1600

Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 6 pm 2nd and 4th Friday 1 pm – 6 pm

Languages: English, Spanish

How to apply: Must bring driver’s license or Texas Department of Public Safety ID, family income verification (recent paycheck stubs for the last month or other proof of income such as tax return or if paid in cash a notarized letter from employer), proof of address in Dallas county (rent receipt or utility bill that has been mailed with your name and address on it or lease or other proof), proof of family size (social security cards for everyone or last income tax return or birth certificates)

Medicaid or Food Stamp papers will serve for most of the above

Cost of services: will vary

Website: http://www.parklandhospital.com/medical_services/centers_locations.html

Services and Programs: Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy; Epilepsy, HIV, Mammography, Nutrition, Psychology/ Psychiatry, Social Work

 

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

2222 Welborn Street Dallas 75219          

214-559-7477 or 877-633-8747 for patients with Medicaid

Hours: will vary depending upon service

Languages: English, Spanish

How to apply: Patients must be referred by a physician due to an orthopedic condition, a neurological disorder, or a learning disability and must also complete an application.  To request an application call the phone number listed above.

Cost of services: will vary

Website: http://www.tsrhc.org/        

Services: orthopedics, neurological disorders, and learning disabilities

Learning Disability:

Luke Waits Child Development Center

Requirements:

                        Legal resident of Texas

English speaking

Ages 5-15

Referral by Physician and Application

 

Vickery Clinic

8224 Park Lane Suite 130 Dallas 75231

214-266-0350

Hours: Monday- Friday 8 am – 5 pm Sunday 8 am – 6 pm (urgent care)

Languages: English, Spanish

How to apply: Must bring driver’s license or Texas Department of Public Safety ID, family income verification (recent paycheck stubs for the last month or other proof of income such as tax return or if paid in cash a notarized letter from employer), proof of address in Dallas county (rent receipt or utility bill that has been mailed with your name and address on it or lease or other proof), proof of family size (social security cards for everyone or last income tax return or birth certificates)

Medicaid or Food Stamp papers will serve for most of the above

Cost of services: will vary

Website: http://www.parklandhospital.com/medical_services/centers_locations.html

Services and Programs: Physicals, preventative maintenance check-ups, sick visits, acute and urgent care, Mammography, Laboratory, Psychiatry by referral of a primary care provider, and Nutrition

 

City of Dallas Immunization Clinics:

These clinics are walk-in clinics.  They have personnel that speak both English and Spanish.  More information about immunizations and these clinics can be found at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/default.shtm

Lancaster Immunizations Cedar Valley College

107 Texas Street Lancaster 75146

214-819-1903

Hours: 1st Thursday 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Cost of services: $10 per child on first visit, $5 per child on following visits

North Dallas Shared Ministries

2875 Merrell Rd. Dallas 75229

972-620-8696 ext 26

Hours: Tuesday 10:30 am – 1 pm, 5 pm – 6 pm, Thursday 5 pm – 6 pm

Cost of services: all immunizations are free

Oak Cliff Health Center

300 N. Ewing Ave., Dallas 75203

214-670-7482

Hours: Monday 7:30 am – 6 pm, Tuesday – Friday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm, 3rd Saturday 9 am- noon

Cost of services: $3 per child or Medicaid/ CHIP accepted

West Dallas Health Center

2828 Fishtrap Road Dallas 75212

214-670-7151

Hours: Monday 7:30 am – 6 pm, Tuesday- Friday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Cost of services: $3 per child or Medicaid/CHIP accepted